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Health Insurance Expansion Linked to Fewer Sudden Cardiac Arrests

The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, a sudden and usually deadly loss of heart function, declined significantly among previously uninsured adults who acquired health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” accordi...

– Cedars-Sinai

Journal of the American Heart Association, June 28, 2017

Embargo expired on 28-Jun-2017 at 16:00 ET

Social Connections Impact Voter Turnout, Decisions, Says FSU Researcher

A new study out of Florida State University shows that individuals more socially proximate to electoral candidates turn out at a higher rate and individuals more socially proximate to a given political party’s candidates vote disproportionately for...

– Florida State University

American Political Science Review

Expanded Medicaid Helped People Do Better at Their Jobs or Seek Work, While Improving Their Health

Most low-income Michigan residents who signed up for the state’s expanded Medicaid program say their new health insurance helped them do a better job at work, or made it easier for them to seek a new or better job, in the first year after they enro...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

Embargo expired on 27-Jun-2017 at 10:20 ET

GOP Healthcare Legislation Experts, Doctors Weigh In on Healthcare Law, Crime of Violence, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

– Newswise

Policy and Public Affairs

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Announces Opposition to Better Care Reconciliation Act

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, opposes the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 under consideration by the U.S. Senate.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Legislation Will Strengthen Coordination in the Gulf Region

Senate Bill S. 1373 and House Bill H.R. 2923 would authorize the Gulf of Mexico Alliance as a regional coordinator for Gulf of Mexico ecological issues. This is similar to the role the Chesapeake Bay Foundation serves for Chesapeake Bay.

– Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Paul S. Viviano, President and CEO, Urges Americans to Reject the Proposed Senate Health Care Bill and Support Medicaid for Children and Families

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) opposes any changes to Medicaid funding that harm children and their families. The Senate's version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), risks the health ca...

– Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

ASTRO Opposes Threats to Coverage in Draft Senate Health Care Bill

The Chair of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) David C. Beyer, MD, FASTRO, issued the following statement opposing Senate Republicans’ discussion draft of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) released today:

– American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


Does Increased Political Activism Mean That More Women Will Run for Public Office?

New survey reveals surprising findings

– American University

Expert Pitch

WVU Expert: Political Clout Put Justice Gorsuch on the Bench, Securing Conservative Majority for Another Generation

– West Virginia University

New US Visa Definition of Family Strict, but Soft on Sensibility

– Cornell University

U. S. Supreme Court Decision Could Signal Shift in Views on Separation of Church and State, WVU Legal Expert Says

– West Virginia University

CNN Made a Smart Move by Firing Reporters After Major Gaffe: Expert

– Northwestern University

ACA: What’s next? DePaulU health law policy expert says market-based mechanisms need price transparency for consumers

– DePaul University

Senate Health Care Bill Will Affect West Virginia’s ‘Most Vulnerable,’ According to WVU Experts

– West Virginia University

WashU Expert: Senate Plan Is Biggest Cut Yet to Health Care Safety Net

– Washington University in St. Louis

@CharlesZelden @NovaSE is a legal-constitution historian with interest in Supreme Court, voting, elections judicial process and civil rights

– Nova Southeastern University

WVU Expert: Trump Administration Gets Partial Victory From U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

– West Virginia University

Trump Travel Ban "Welcome Judicial Restraint?"

– Northwestern University

Health Care Policy Wonks, Political Scientist Sound Off on GOP Bill

– Northwestern University

Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Path to Geographic Inequality

– Cornell University

Researcher of Health Insurance Markets and Consumers Available to Discuss Developments in GOP Health Care Legislation

– Georgia State University

What Exactly Constitutes a “Crime of Violence” When It Comes to Immigration Law? Expert Available to Discuss SCOTUS Case

– Georgia State University





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